Old Dogs By Gene Weingarten

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Old Dogs By Gene Weingarten
Featuring sixty black-and-white photographs of old dogs shot by Pulitzer Prize?winning photOgrapher Michael S. Williamson and narrated by Washington Post staffer and columnist Gene Weingarten, this is a perfect collection for dog lovers that celebrates ?man?s best friend.?

My Blue Suede Shoes By Tracy Price-Thompson

My Blue Suede Shoes By Tracy Price-Thompson
My Blue Suede Shoes By Tracy Price-Thompson

A powerful collection of novellas by four leading African-American women writers, each tackling the terror of domestic violence.In Other People?s Skin, Tracy Price-Thompson and TaRessa Stovall, along with writers Elizabeth Atkins and Desiree Cooper, took on intra-racial prejudice. The second book in their successful Sister4Sister Empowerment Series once again offers hope and healing, this time from the nightmare of abuse. In Desiree Cooper?s Breakin? It Down, a highly successful talk show host

, haunted by the abandonment and self-loathing she felt as a child, is shocked to find herself inflicting the same abuse she experienced on her seven-year-old daughter. Tracy Price-Thompson?s Brotherly Love goes deep into the disturbing relationship between a beautiful, accomplished teenage girl and the seemingly dutiful brother who raised her after their parents? death. TaRessa Stovall?s Breakin? Dishes reveals the turmoil behind the scenes of a picture-perfect marriage as an angry wife beats her cheating husband. And in Elizabeth Atkins?s The Wrong Side of Mr. Right, an outwardly beaming bride-to-be comes to terms with the inner turmoil brought on by her emotionally abusive fiancé. In all four novellas, redemption and hope appear when a pair of blue suede shoes enters each woman?s life, helping her to overcome her challenges and stop the cycle of abuse.A raw, engaging, and enlightening collection from beginning to end, My Blue Suede Shoes is as informative as it is entertaining.


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